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Daffodil Afternoon Gift Card Holder & More

It was a cold, wintery day in central Ohio on Friday, January 7th, but I was able to bring some sunshine to the day when I chose to use the Daffodil Afternoon Sale-A-Bration Designer Series Paper to feature in my projects. I love that everyone has the opportunity to earn this beautiful Designer Series Paper Free. Yep, it's true. Place a $50 order and choose Daffodil Afternoon DSP or one of several other products from our Sale-A-Bration Brochure. AND, did you know that the Daffodil Afternoon DSP coordinates with our new Daffodil Daydream Bundle in the new Mini Catalog? I love Stampin' Up!'s coordination of products, colors, and themes. It makes creating extra fun and easy!

In this video replay of Friday's Facebook Live, I demonstrate how to make a Gift Card Holder using a 3" x 12" strip of Daffodil Daydream DSP. It's a easy layout to replicate on your own and is great for birthdays, graduations, weddings, and so much more. I'll also show you cutting dimensions and card ideas for another sheet of the pretty Daffodil Daydreams DSP to help you make a nice assortment of Daffodil Afternoon cards including some slimline cards.



Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP & Flowering Tulips Stamp Set - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP & Flowering Tulips Stamp Set - Mary KnabeCutting Dimensions for Gift Card Holders above:

  • Basic Black card stock base = 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Daffodil Delight card stock layer = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic Black card stock layer = 3 1/4" x 4 1/4"
  • Daffodil Afternoon DSP (Sale-A-Bration) = 3" x 12", score at 4" from each end
  • Basic White card stock = 2 3/4" x 3 3/4"
  • Pear Pizzazz card stock for banner = 1" x 4"

 

Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP & Flowering Tulips Stamp Set - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for Gift Card Holder above:

  • Basic Black card stock base = 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Daffodil Delight card stock layer = 5 3/8" x 4 1/8"
  • Pear Pizzazz card stock layer = 3 1/4" x 4 1/4"
  • Basic Black card stock layer = 3 3/8" x 4 3/8"
  • Daffodil Afternoon DSP (Sale-A-Bration) = 3" x 12", score at 4" from each end
  • Basic White card stock inside = 2 3/4" x 3 3/4"
  • Pear Pizzazz card stock for banner = 1" x 4"

 

Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP (Sale-A-Bration 2022) - Mary Knabe Cut 12" x 12" DSP in half so you have two 6" x 12" pieces. Cut one of the pieces into four 3" x 6" strips. Cut one 3" x 6" strips into three 3" x 2" pieces. Use all pieces to make cards shown in the next two photos. The hearts DSP on the cards in the 2 photos below is from another sheet of the Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper pack. I cut 3 pieces 3" x 2" for the bottom of 3 of the slimline cards and one piece 2" x 8 1/2" for the fourth slimline card shown. 

Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP (Sale-A-Bration 2022) - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for Slimline Cards above:

  • Pear Pizzazz/Mossy Meadow ccard base = 7" x 8 1/2", score at 3 1/2" on short side & fold in half.
  • Mossy Meadow/Pear Pizzazz card stock layer = 3 1/4" x 8 1/4"
  • Very Vanilla card stock inside = 3 1/4" x 8 1/4"

Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP (Sale-A-Bration 2022) - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for Slimline Card above on LEFT:

  • Bumblebee card base = 7" x 8 1/2", score at 3 1/2" on short side & fold in half.
  • Mossy Meadow card stock layer on front = 3 1/8" x 8 1/8"
  • Very Vanilla card stock layer inside = 3 1/4" x 8 1/4"

Cutting Dimensions for Slimline Card above on RIGHT:

  • Mossy Meadow card base = 7" x 8 1/2", score at 3 1/2" on short side & fold in half.
  • Hearts DSP = 2" x 8 1/2"
  • Pear Pizzazz card stock layer = 3 1/4" x 6 1/2"
  • Very Vanilla card stock layer inside = 3 1/4" x 8 1/4"

 

Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP (Sale-A-Bration 2022) - Mary KnabeCut your second piece of 6" x 12" Daffodil Afternoon DSP into three 4" x 6" pieces. Cut off 3/4" from top of each pieces. All of these pieces are used on the cards in the photo below.
Stampin' Up! Daffodil Afternoon DSP (Sale-A-Bration 2022) - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for A2 Cards above:

  • Card bases in Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz, & Mossy Meadow = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • Very Vanilla card stock inside = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • LEFT card: Cut 1/4" from 4" x 3/4" strip. Adhere 1/4" strip to bottom of card front. Adhere 1/2" strip to bottom of Very Vanilla card stock on inside of card.
  • MIDDLE card: Cut 1/4" from 4" x 3/4" strip. Flip over 1/4" strip so plain side is up and adhere to bottom of card front. Adhere 1/2" strip near bottom of card front slightly overlapping the 1/4" strip.
  • RIGHT card: Banner cut both ends of the 3/4" strip using Banners Pick A Punch. 

 

 

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Paper Snips
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Need Birthday Cards? Check out this fabulous new kit!

Have you LIGHT THE CANDLES, our newest kit added to the Kits Collection in my online store? The bright colors and images are perfect for celebrating birthdays of all those special people in our life. Get a look at the kit with the Stampin' Up! video below. I think you're going to want to add Light The Candles Kit to your shopping list. FYI...This is not a Paper Pumpkin Kit and not in any catalog. It can be found in the Kits Collection of my online store.

Click here to order the Light the Candles Kit on my website or contact me to order.

 

 

This is your last chance to score the Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit. Subscription period ends 10 January—don’t let this kit be the one that got away! 

We all know that roses are red and violets are blue—it’s time that love-themed cards got an upgrade! The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit will help you express that forever kind of love with heart-shaped cards that would make Cupid jealous. 

The Kisses & Hugs kit is not bound to just Valentine’s Day, it works for all love occasions year-round like anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, or those “just because” days. Check out the video below to get a taste of what’s included.

Subscribe or purchase a Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription by January 10th to receive the Kisses & Hugs Kit.

 

FYI...Sale-A-Bration is a great time to purchase Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions as you can earn FREE products from our Sale-A-Bration Brochure on your 3, 6, or 12 month pre-paid subscription giving you more for your money!!!

 

Thanks for viewing today's blog post. I hope you find this content helpful and inspiring. Please let me know how I can help you with your Stampin' Up! needs. 

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Kathi Royce

Love this gift card holder! I can't wait to try this with other dsp as well. Thank you for sharing your creative ideas and demonstrating how to cut the daffodil dsp for slim line cards as well as standard cards. This post has so much information in it that I can't wait to start trying these fabulous ideas. I am headed to my craft room! Thank you Mary.

Mary Knabe

Thanks so much for all your positive and enthusiastic feedback, Kathi. Happy stamping!

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